Kent v. United States
Significance, A Social Ill, Emotionally Ill, A System Ill, Juvenile Justice; Or How A Survey Can Influence An Act Of Congress
Morris A. Kent, Jr.
That the juvenile court order that sent Kent's case to trial in regular criminal court was invalid.
Chief Lawyers for Petitioner
Myron G. Ehrlich, Richard Arens
Chief Lawyer for Respondent
Theodore George Gilinsky
Justices for the Court
William J. Brennan, Jr., Tom C. Clark, William O. Douglas, Abe Fortas (writing for the Court), Earl Warren
Hugo Lafayette Black, John Marshall Harlan II, Potter Stewart, Byron R. White
Date of Decision
21 March 1966
That the waiver was indeed invalid, and the case was sent back to district court for a rehearing on its validity.
- In Re Gault, 387 U.S. 1 (1967).
- McKeiver v. Pennsylvania, In re burrus, 403 U.S. 528 (1971).
- Goss v. Lopez, 419 U.S. 565 (1975).
Howell, James C. "NCCD's Survey of Juvenile Detention and Correctional Facilities." Crime & Delinquency, January 1998.
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